Home Run
Home Run (2013)

Baseball all-star Cory Brand knows what it takes to win in the big leagues. But off the field, with memories of his past haunting him, his life is spiraling out of control. Hoping to save her client's career and reputation after a DUI… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 8, 2013
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

The strongest scenes take place in dingy hotel rooms, on a deserted farm or in the rehab sessions. It's during these moments that "Home Run" swings for the fences, and often connects.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

As Christian-themed movies go, this one may not be an over-the-fence hit, but decent enough acting almost compensates for a clichéd plot that's intended as a too-obvious illustration/inspiration.

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S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Athlete learns what's important in alcoholism drama.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's preaching the gospel of a 12-step recovery program with a heavy helping of Jesus for guidance. And the corn can get pretty high ...

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Louis Black
Austin Chronicle

This slightly better-than-average family film is all paint-by-numbers.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Baseball, little kids and religion could be a queasy formula for the movie blues but, happily, this one slides down pretty easily.

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

Almost from the beginning the message overwhelms the medium.

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Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

An inspirational and entertaining movie about a baseball player's road to recovery from addiction.

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Michael Smith
Tulsa World

It delivers its message of hope and healing in a manner that is honest, entertaining and authentic, in a film that can reach audiences both religious and secular.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Jeff Boam
Leastbound and down, Home Run is a presumptuous title for a sports movie that swings a lot but ultimately chooses to walk the road often traveled. Though this… More